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Female Pattern Hair Loss – Dr. Sharon Keene Discusses Treatment Options

Female pattern hair loss affects roughly fifty percent of women by the time they get to be post menopausal. Unlike androgenetic alopecia and male hair loss, it is not always  easy to detect when you look at a woman with thinning hair that it is medically treatable.  Therefore, it typically takes more of a diagnostic acumen from the doctor because …

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ISHRS Probono Program helps 17 Year Old With Severe Scarring

Twenty-year-old college student Hanna C. of Hartford, Ky., has gotten really good at beating the odds. Born 15 weeks premature and given only a five percent chance to live, Hanna not only survived but thrived with the love and support of her aunt and uncle who raised her and whom Hanna knows only as mom and dad. But her difficult …

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Infoltimento Chirurgico Di Ciglia E Sopracciglia

posted by James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS on March 10, 2015 Ciglia e sopracciglia forniscono un importante contributo alla simmetria del viso e al modo in cui ci presentiamo agli altri. Una persona senza ciglia e/o sopracciglia può sentirsi molto in imbarazzo per il proprio aspetto. Il trapianto o la chirurgia ricostruttiva possono spesso ripristinare il normale aspetto di ciglia e sopracciglia. …

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ALOPECIA IN BLACK WOMEN: ARE MORE BLACK WOMEN SUFFERING HAIR LOSS?

Female hair loss occurs in all races. However, recently Dermatologists reports African American women in particular seem to be a growing trend. Why is that? A simple answer would be the extensive styles like extensions, braids and weaves as well as the styling aids used to create the look.  Typically women who begin to lose their hair tend to disguise …

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Operation Restore – Hanna’s before and after photos

Hair loss due to trauma at birth. Before and After Photos. Top Side Front

EVALUATING FEMALE HAIR LOSS PATIENTS

Evaluating female hair loss and female baldness Diagnosing female hair loss is time-consuming, yet extremely rewarding for physicians. It requires a detailed medical history, and an in-depth scalp examination, looking at clues for a diagnosis. Scalp dermoscopy, which allows physicians to look closely at the impacted area, has emerged as an invaluable tool in rec­ognizing features of various hair loss …

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FEMALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS

Female pattern hair loss cures… Does anything really work for women? posted by Nicole E. Rogers, MD, FISHRS on May 13, 2015 Many in our field would argue it’s not worth even treating women for female pattern hair loss, citing concerns about donor area, the scarcity of effective treatments, or how difficult it can be to achieve patient satisfaction. But these concerns …

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CALVIZIE FEMMINILE E PREDISPOSIZIONE GENETICA NELLA DONNA

La calvizie femminile può manifestarsi secondo schemi diversi. Se sei una donna con problemi di caduta dei capelli, dovresti rivolgerti a un medico tricologo specialista. Nella maggior parte dei casi, la perdita dei capelli può essere curata in maniera efficace. Se sei una donna che ha iniziato a perdere i capelli, non sei l’unica: •    ad essere sorpresa dalla caduta …

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MEDICAL AND SURGICAL TREATMENTS OF FEMALE AGA

Female AGA: medical and surgical treatments for female androgenetic alopecia posted by Vance W. Elliott, MD, FISHRS on April 16, 2015 Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is a common form of hair loss in both men and women. There are several differences between male and female androgenetic alopecia. Men typically lose their hair in a well-defined pattern along the front and sides of their …

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EYEBROW & EYELASH HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY

Eyebrow hair restoration Surgery and eyelash surgery posted by James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS Eyebrows and eyelashes make an important contribution to facial symmetry and presentation of self to others. A person without eyebrows and/or eyelashes may feel very self-conscious about his/her appearance. Transplantation or reconstructive surgery can often restore eyebrows and eyelashes. Eyebrows and eyelashes are lost in a variety …

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HAIR LOSS IN WOMEN AND ITS EFFECT ON QUALITY OF LIFE

Hair loss in women: psychological consequences and quality of life concerns for women with hair loss Hair loss can have dismaying or even devastating influence on a women’s quality of life, not least because hair loss is often wrongly considered a less significant psychological and emotional problem for women than it is for men. Too often, hair loss in women is not …

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HAIR LOSS, MIRACLE CURES AND WOMEN

As the percentage of women who suffer hair loss grows, so too will the number of products sold to women for their hair loss.  These products, hawked by late night pitches via infomercials, prey on those who may be concerned about recent or dramatic hair loss.  We at ISHRS prescribe to the “if it sounds too good to be true, …

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HAIR LOSS, MIRACLE CURES AND WOMEN

As the percentage of women who suffer hair loss grows, so too will the number of products sold to women for their hair loss.  These products, hawked by late night pitches via infomercials, prey on those who may be concerned about recent or dramatic hair loss.  We at ISHRS prescribe to the “if it sounds too good to be true, …

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WHY DOES HAIR LOSS AFFECT WOMEN?

Reasons of hair loss in women: a discussion of the most common female hair loss causes Believe it or not there are many reasons for hair loss and hair thinning occuring in women, this is not uncommon. DNAIndia.com recently reported an increase number of women seeking help and answers on why hair loss affects them. The great news is help is out …

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SHEILA BRIDGES TALKS ABOUT BATTLING ALOPECIA

Interior designer Sheila Bridges speaks with Oprah on her battle with Alopecia.

VIDEO: INNOVATIONS FOR WOMEN

Dr. Jerry Cooley discusses the many different treatment innovations for women who suffer from hair thinning or hair loss – new cures for baldness and other baldness remedies.

FEMALE HAIR LOSS AND THE HAIR GROWTH CYCLE

Like all biological things, hair has a cycle. For women, it is important to understand this hair growth cycle to understand why hair loss or female baldness occur. The hair follicle is an anatomical structure which evolved to produce and extrude (push out) a hair shaft. Hair is made up of proteins called keratins. Human hair grows in a continuous cyclic pattern …

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WOMEN’S HAIR LOSS CAUSES

Most hair loss is due to genetic causes (link) but as women experiment with new hair styles, unique and stunning hair looks and more tortuous hair weaves and braids, they put themselves at risk for hair loss from a variety of non genetic causes.  If you are suffering from any of the hair disorders below, make an appointment with a …

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GABBY DOUGLAS AS HAIR ROLE MODEL

Gabby Douglas as hair role model? We here at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery are Olympics’ fans like everyone else. Normally, you wouldn’t think the Olympics would create a hair controversy, but this year, we caught a whiff of a media stir that merits our comment. When U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas was winning gold medals for her tumbling …

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HAIR TRANSPLANTATION IN WOMEN

Hair loss occurs in women as well as in men, and increasing numbers of women seek medical or surgical treatment for thinning hair. The time is long past when women were unwilling to recognize their hair loss, or accept it as an inevitable consequence of aging. Hair transplantation is a hair-loss treatment option chosen by many women whose loss of …

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HAIRPIECES, HAIR WEAVES AND EXTENSIONS

Some people want “a little extra” to enhance medical or surgical hair restoration (hair implants). Other people are temporarily or permanently unable to grow hair and are therefore not candidates for transplantation. And some may want to avoid any type of surgical procedure (hair implants) or may be attracted to the promise of unlimited density and fullness. In these instances, …

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HAIR LOSS IN WOMEN: ASSESSING THE LOSS AND DEVELOPING A TREATMENT PLAN

I’m losing more hair than usual when I comb, brush and shampoo. Am I Going to Lose All of My Hair? What Can I Do to Stop Losing Hair? Early signs of hair loss are difficult to interpret in women. In men, the most likely cause of hair loss is androgenetic alopecia, also called male-pattern hair loss (Click on About Your …

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